The Guilty Pleasures: Two new fast food breakfast sandwiches. Where to Get Them: McDonald's and Carl's Jr., locations Valleywide Price: Less than $2.50 each. What It Really Costs: It depends where you go. Ever since McDonald's introduced the Egg McMuffin in 1972, the fast-food breakfast has become ... More >>
Here's a fun 10 minutes for Fry Girl: Camped out in my car at the drive-thru window at Carl's Jr. waiting for my order of hand-breaded chicken tenders with cars piling up behind me (one honking its horn) and the Carl's Jr. staff sneaking peeks every minute or so until I'm handed a bag so friggin ... More >>
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Say what you will, J. Crew catalog, I ain't in the mood for stretchy tights and a merino wool cardigan just yet. Summer's still hangin' around and Fry Girl needs to chill. Good thing the fast-food world has provided some new and limited-time frozen sweet treats for the tastin'. Arby's Strawberry ... More >>
With a seemingly endless supply of pineapples at their disposal, Carl's Jr. is adding another new menu item to its list of those sporting the Dole seal of approval. The Hawaiian grilled chicken salad will join the Teriyaki chicken sandwich, and the single, double, and six-dollar Teriyaki burger ... More >>
Happy National Burger Chicken Month? Thanks to high beef prices, my new favorite holiday is looking as sad as the Hamburglar after a bust. Seems burger chains everywhere are giving the heave-ho to hamburger hurrah in lieu of fare that's fowl. Carl's Jr., just came out with a Teriyaki Chicken Sandwic ... More >>
Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week: Ramen for the Soul at Republic Ramen Read This: How to Make "Peepshi" Royal ... More >>
Stupid TV. I bask in your glow for hours, hang on your every image, and break commitments with friends so I can stare into your one, giant, flickering eye, and you repay me with a commercial about a fast-food chain's burger hawked by a D-list reality TV star eating it on the beach? Shame on you, TV! ... More >>
Look, up in the sky! Er, make that behind the wheel of that car over there. It's neither bird nor plane, and it's certainly not that sappy-faced, beef-slinging Wendy character. No, it's Fry Girl! A new column in Phoenix New Times' print edition, where each week we'll bring you revie ... More >>
Between Joe Arpaio and ACORN, guess who the nut is? ACORN's passed along to me this subpoena that Sheriff Joe Arpaio's been bragging about to the media, and though it's a clear fishing expedition on the part of Arpaio's attorney in the Melendres v. Arpaio case, let's just say that it ... More >>
Where: The Chevron Station located just West of the stop and about two minutes on foot. Drink: Grab 24 ounce can of Budweiser for $2.09. It's the official beer of gas station drinking (as far as we're concerned) and what the hell, grab a moon pie too. Microwave action is a necessity. Scene: There ... More >>
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